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FAO reduces its cereal production forecasts

FAO reduced world cereal production estimates by 7.2mt this year, down from its forecast last month. Its forecast for December 2022 is pegged at...

FAO, WHO to tackle safety of cell-based food

An event to be organized by UN FAO and WHO in Singapore will discuss the safety of cell-based, lab-grown foods. The gathering in November...

FAO reduces global cereal production outlook

The FAO reduced its global cereal production forecasts for 2022/23 for the second consecutive month in October. The new forecast pegs production at 2768mt,...

Sustainability offers a pathway to profits

Sustainability is at the heart of every growing livestock production company globally. As the industry grows and modernizes in Asia amidst its many challenges,...

Aquaculture and seafood consumption growing

Global fisheries and aquaculture production are at record highs and will play an important role in future protein consumption. In its ‘State of the...

Addressing climate change needs collective action

A healthy diet includes animal protein intake, but climate change is affecting production, directly and indirectly, in negative ways. Fighting climate change, however, needs...

Technology mitigates impact of climate change

Since 2010, FAO has been promoting climate-smart technology, including climate-smart livestock production. This addresses not only productivity, but also genetic selection, breeding management, animal...

FAO addresses climate change impact on livestock

The FAO has programs that respond to climate change because it impacts both human activities and the livestock sector, Ageng Herianto, Assistant FAO Representative...

The impact of climate change on animal production

Livestock and poultry farmers around the world are feeling the negative impact of climate change. Ageng Herianto, Assistant FAO Representative in Indonesia, told Asian...

FAO report shows positive growth for poultry production

OECD-FAO’s Agricultural Outlook 2021-2030 sees a positive growth in poultry consumption, production and trade. As meat prices and production rebounds post-pandemic and ASF, Apac countries...

Grains are moving but what about feed prices?

Grains have started to move again, and it is signaling some stability in the market though our problems may not be over. As the...

FAO registers significant drop in food prices

The FAO’s Food Price Index tracker registered a significant drop in food prices, especially in July. However, future supplies remain a worry. Vegetable oil...

Global cereal production up, as grain trickles out from Ukraine

The FAO has increased its forecast for global cereal production for 2022 to 7mt n July 2022. The month-on-month increase rests on a 6.4mt...

Global meat prices fall amid weak import demand

The FAO meat price index fell 0.5% in July from June due to weakening import demand for bovine, ovine, and pig meats. The drop...

Asia’s growing meat demand to drive global trade

Global meat trade will expand in response to growing demand from high income growth in Asian countries and by high population growth in Africa,...

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